Pro Rata – December 10, 2019 – Axios

🚑 Inscripta, a Boulder, Colo.-based developer of genome-engineering devices, raised $125 million in Series D funding led by return backer Paladin Capital Group led http://axios.link/2BLM 🚑 Imperative Care, a Campbell, Calif.-based developer of neurovascular devices for treating ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, held an $85 million first close on its Series C funding. Ally Bridge Group […]

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How I Raised My $11.5 Million Venture Capital Fund – Marker

Your richest contacts are not necessarily your biggest checks Photo: PM Images/DigitalVision/Getty Images About a year ago, we announced that we finished fundraising for Fund 1 of Hustle Fund. Hustle Fund is my new venture capital firm, and our Fund 1 is an $11.5 million fund dedicated to investing in pre-seed software startups. My co-founder […]

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Inclusive capital means more flexible terms and more diverse founders – ImpactAlpha

ImpactAlpha, Dec. 10 – The venture capital model has fostered a culture of growth at any cost – and of founder homogeneity. Pitchbook reports venture capital investment in female-founded startups reached an all-time high in 2019… to 2.8% of invested capital. Enough investors are offering alternatives to the venture capital model that a trade group […]

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CyberGRX Closes $40 Million Series D Investment Led by ICONIQ Capital – Yahoo Finance

With $100 Million in Financing, CyberGRX Will Continue to Disrupt the Third-Party Cyber Risk Management Market CyberGRX, provider of the world’s first and largest global cyber risk exchange, today announced that it has raised $40 million in Series D funding led by ICONIQ Capital, who has also backed fast growth companies such as Datadog, Gitlab, […]

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Perceptive Advisors Closes Inaugural $210 Million Perceptive Xontogeny Venture Fund to Support Early-Stage Biotech Startups​ – Business Wire

NEW YORK & BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Perceptive Advisors, an investment management firm focused in life sciences, today announced the closing of its inaugural venture capital fund, the Perceptive Xontogeny Venture Fund, LP (the “PXV Fund”), solely focused on investment in early-stage life science companies. The PXV Fund was oversubscribed and has closed with $210 million in commitments […]

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CyberGRX Closes $40 Million Series D Investment Led by ICONIQ Capital – Business Wire

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CyberGRX, provider of the world’s first and largest global cyber risk exchange, today announced that it has raised $40 million in Series D funding led by ICONIQ Capital, who has also backed fast growth companies such as Datadog, Gitlab, Procore and Snowflake. Existing investors AllegisCyber, Bessemer Venture Partners, The Blackstone Group, ClearSky, GV, MassMutual […]

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The Brief: Inclusive capital, closing paycheck gaps, electric-vehicle retrofits, Portland startups, aggregating smallholder harvests in Kenya – ImpactAlpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Signals: Ahead of the Curve Inclusive capital means more flexible terms and more diverse founders. The venture capital model has fostered a culture of growth at any cost – and of founder homogeneity. Pitchbookreports venture capital investment in female-founded startups reached an all-time high in 2019… 2.8% of invested capital. Enough investors are offering […]

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